The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Our Secret Nation #nlpoli

Comedian Greg Malone is writing a book. The title is Don’t tell the Newfoundlanders:  the true story of Newfoundland’s Confederation with Canada. It is non-fiction. Well, supposedly it is non-fiction. That’s because any book or article with the “true story” in the title is pretty much guaranteed to be full of plenty of popular myths, ...

The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Reminder: Jerry Bannister on political myths in NL #nlpoli

With the provincial government and its proponents deploying Churchill falls and bay d’Espoir as part of their arsenal of argument in favour of Muskrat Falls, there couldn’t be a better time for some old-fashioned myth busting courtesy of historian Dr. Jerry Bannister. Wednesday, February 22, 7 pm at The Rooms The Limits of Myth Busting: ...